Top 10 Oldest schools in Malaysia

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10. Victoria Institution, Kuala Lumpur (121 years old)

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Victoria Institution is a secondary school for boys (and girls for Form 6) and one of the oldest schools in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The school is widely known as V.I. and a student of Victoria Institution bears the name Victorian.
9. SMK Methodist (ACS), Klang (122 years old)


The Anglo-Chinese School (or ACS) is a semi-government aided primary (Sekolah Kebangsaan Methodist ACS) and secondary school (Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Methodist ACS) in Jalan Melawis and Jalan Raya Barat respectively within the district of Klang. It is the oldest school in the state of Selangor.
8. Methodist Boys School and Methodist Girls School, Penang (124 years old and 123 years old respectively)

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Methodiest Boys School was established in 1891, whereas the Girls School was established in 1982.
7. SMK. St. Teresa, Kuching (130 years old)

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SMK St. Teresa is an all-girls secondary school in Kuching, Sarawak, East Malaysia, founded in 1885. The school is located opposite SMK St. Joseph, which is an all-boys school.
6. St. George Girls School, Penang (131 years old)

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St. George’s Girls’ School is a secondary school for girls located at Jalan Macalister, Georgetown, Penang, Malaysia. Established in 1884, the school has 1300 students from Form 1 to Form 6 (ages 13 to 19). The abbreviated name for the school is SGGS with the pupils known as Georgians.
5. SMK. St. Luke, Sri Aman (152 years old)


This school was established in year 1863. LUKEAN!
4. St. Xavier’s Institution, Penang (163 years old)

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St Xavier’s Institution is a boys’ school in George Town, Penang, Malaysia. It was established in 1852 and named after Saint Francis Xavier, the pioneering Christian missionary and co-founder of the Society of Jesus (Jesuit Order). While being a boys’ school, girls are also admitted, albeit only in Form 6.[6] The abbreviated name for the school is SXI with the pupils known asXaverians or Lasallians,but among the students they were popular with the abbreviation SAINTS.
3. Convent Light Street School, Penang (163 years old)

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This school was established back in 1852.
2. Malacca High School, Malacca (189 years old)

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Malacca High School (MHS) is a secondary school in Malacca, Malaysia. Founded on 7 December 1826, it is the second oldest recorded school in the country after only Penang Free School. It is branded as a cluster school as is known as one of the premier schools in Malaysia.
1. Penang Free School, Penang (198 years old)

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Penang Free School is a secondary school located on Jalan Masjid Negeri (previously Green Lane), George Town, Penang,Malaysia. Although the medium of instruction is now Malay, Penang Free School is the first English-medium school in South East Asia and is the oldest recorded school in the country. Alumni are known as “Old Frees”.

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